Stories for January 2004

Stories for January 2004

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Wednesday, January 28

Military Notes

Military Notes

People Notes

People Notes

Equal Taxing Power — A Joint Resolution

Top 2004 resolution.

Equal Taxing Power — A Joint Resolution

People Profile

An Actor's Life: Ralph Cosham

People Profile

Community Notes

Community Notes

People Notes

People Notes

On the Move at Belle View Shopping Center

Dale Photo moves up and makes way for Curves.

On the Move at Belle View Shopping Center

Police Notes

Police Notes

Crime Report

Crime Report

Crime Report

Crime Report

Business Notes

Business Notes

Police Notes

Police Notes

Clubs

Clubs

RA Gains Full Funding of Watershed Plan

RA Gains Full Funding of Watershed Plan

Friends of UCM Visit Bryant Early Learning Center

Friends of UCM Visit Bryant Early Learning Center

PRS Mt. Vernon Opens New Facility

PRS Mt. Vernon Opens New Facility

Chili and Clogging

Chili and Clogging

Is There a Cougar on the Loose in Tauxemont?

Is There a Cougar on the Loose in Tauxemont?

Warner Asks For Tax Overhaul

Warner Asks For Tax Overhaul

Equal Taxing Power — A Joint Resolution

Top 2004 resolution.

Equal Taxing Power — A Joint Resolution

Student Astronaut's Dream Comes True

Thomas Jefferson student spends two weeks at NASA.

Student Astronaut's Dream Comes True

Around Town

Around Town

Big Questions From Small Audience

Rep. Tom Davis holds a town meeting.

Big Questions From Small Audience

On the Move at Belle View Shopping Center

Dale Photo moves up and makes way for Curves.

On the Move at Belle View Shopping Center

Teacher Cadets Win Hearts of Students and Teachers

At Hollin Meadows Elementary School.

Teacher Cadets Win Hearts of Students and Teachers

Business Notes

Business Notes

Crime Report

Crime Report

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Police Notes

Police Notes

Braddock Center Gets Approval

More Development to Come

Braddock Center Gets Approval

Town Staff Proposes 19 Budget Adjustments

Town Staff Proposes 19 Budget Adjustments

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

People Notes

People Notes

At the Library

At the Library

Warner Asks For Tax Overhaul

Warner Asks For Tax Overhaul

The Piano Prodigy

Oak Hill resident is national finalist in piano competition.

The Piano Prodigy

Pierre C. Boucher

Pierre C. Boucher

CUMC Gets New Pastors

CUMC Gets New Pastors

Business Notes

Business Notes

Military Notes

Military Notes

Pierre C. Boucher

Pierre C. Boucher

Unsolved Bank Robberies Keep Police Busy

Unsolved Bank Robberies Keep Police Busy

Local Meeting Spotlights Budget, Tax Reform

Legislators: General Assembly at a Crossroads

Local Meeting Spotlights Budget, Tax Reform

Senora Davis Dies at Age 75

Senora Davis Dies at Age 75

Military Notes

Military Notes

Clubs

Clubs

Chamber Gala Prom Swings

Joan Renner takes over leadership.

Chamber Gala Prom Swings

Jury: 10 Years Prison

Jury: 10 Years Prison

Ions, Viruses and Precursor Proteins

Potomac students Marberg, Anand and Yan among 300 national Intel scholarship semifinalists.

Ions, Viruses and Precursor Proteins

Not Your Normal Prom Food

Pre-chamber party food reflects dietary concerns.

Not Your Normal Prom Food

CERT — It's A Community Thing

Citizens prepare for emergencies through training and education.

CERT — It's A Community Thing

SOLA Members Are Having a Ball

SOLA Members Are Having a Ball

Police Seek Potential Witness

Photo of man released to press.

Police Seek Potential Witness

Former Executive Pleads Guilty

Faces up to 20 years in prison on embezzlement, forgary, fraud charges.

Former Executive Pleads Guilty

Living Wage Under Assault

Local delegation watching Richmond action closely.

Living Wage Under Assault

Celebrating George

Month-long events include symposiums, a race, a ball and a parade.

Celebrating George

Clubs

Clubs

Digital Studio Makes Portraits Faster

Business Profile

Digital Studio Makes Portraits Faster

Working Out To Raise Funds

Working Out To Raise Funds

A Double Whammy

Snow, ice, cold temperatures hit metro area.

A Double Whammy

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Calendar

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Calendar

Calendar

RCTV Schedule

RCTV Schedule

Classes

Classes

Local Meeting Spotlights Budget, Tax Reform

Legislators: General Assembly at a Crossroads

Local Meeting Spotlights Budget, Tax Reform

Home Sales Report

Home Sales Report

Home Sales Report

Home Sales Report

Home Sales Report

Home Sales Report

Home Sales Report

Home Sales Report

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Classes

Classes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Home Sales Report

Home Sales Report

Health Notes

Health Notes

Home Sales Report

Home Sales Report

Health Notes

Health Notes

Home Sales Report

Home Sales Report

Health Notes

Health Notes

Housing Prices Still Going Up

Housing Prices Still Going Up

Home Sales Report

Home Sales Report

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

College Notes

College Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

College Notes

College Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

College Notes

College Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

College Notes

College Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Pennywise Founder Dies

Longtime Vienna resident founded church thrift store.

Pennywise Founder Dies

Seasoned minister helps lead Centreville church.

Seasoned minister helps lead Centreville church.

Business Notes

Business Notes

Snow and Ice Make for Dicey Road Conditions

Snow and Ice Make for Dicey Road Conditions

HUD Program Helps Clifton, Home Buyers

HUD Program Helps Clifton, Home Buyers

HCTV

HCTV

Crime Report

Crime Report

Mark Center Plans Approved

Council votes 6-1 for development.

Mark Center Plans Approved

Classes

Classes

Home Sales Report

Home Sales Report

Business Notes

Business Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Ions, Viruses and Precursor Proteins

Potomac students Marberg, Anand and Yan among 300 national Intel scholarship semifinalists.

Ions, Viruses and Precursor Proteins

Crime Report

Crime Report

Community Notes

Community Notes

Horse Barn Robbed

Horse Barn Robbed

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Grand Jury Indicts Two Local People

Grand Jury Indicts Two Local People

Movies

Movies

Community Notes

Community Notes

Green Light For T.C.

Neighbors still concerned about ongoing traffic woes.

Green Light For T.C.

Calendar

Calendar

Home Sales Report

Home Sales Report

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Tuesday, January 27

Maintenance Facility for Nottoway Park?

Master Plan revisions for Nottoway Park will be subject of a Feb. 5 open house.

Maintenance Facility for Nottoway Park?

Coalition Urges Extending After School Programs

Coalition Urges Extending After School Programs

Workforce Housing or Ballfields on Old School Sites?

Board of Education to discuss giving up two Potomac properties.

Workforce Housing or Ballfields on Old School Sites?

One More House

Planning Board approves subdivision on Gainsborough.

One More House

This Week in Potomac

This Week in Potomac

Houses by the Horses

Planning Board Approves six houses next to Callithea.

Houses by the Horses

Police Seek Man

Police Seek Man

Bus Driver Stabbed

Bus Driver Stabbed

One More House

Planning Board approves subdivision on Gainsborough.

One More House

New Face at Cunningham Park

Lisa Mank serves as Cunningham Park Elementary's new principal.

New Face at Cunningham Park

Drowning in Immersion?

Board of Education considering expanding program at Potomac Elementary.

Drowning in Immersion?

Police Seize Suspected Fake Merchandise

Police Seize Suspected Fake Merchandise

This Week in Potomac

This Week in Potomac

Houses by the Horses

Planning Board Approves six houses next to Callithea.

Houses by the Horses

Clearing May Be Noisy

Clearing May Be Noisy

Police Seek Man

Police Seek Man

Bus Driver Stabbed

Bus Driver Stabbed

Oxygen, Massages Help Ease Stress

Oxygen, Massages Help Ease Stress

Supervisors OK Road Plan

Supervisors OK Road Plan

Snow Triumphs

Snow Triumphs

'Payback' or Not?

York, Myers at odds; board’s Republican majority reduces York’s seat power.

'Payback' or Not?

New Leader at Chamber

Belmont resident Louis Matrone is elected to serve as 2004 chairman for the Chamber of Commerce.

New Leader at Chamber

Mapping Out Road Improvements for County

Commonwealth Transportation Board member Leonard ‘Hobie’ Mitchel presents supervisors with exhibit of future transportation projects.

Mapping Out Road Improvements for County

Clearing May Be Noisy

Clearing May Be Noisy

Welcome to Chocolate Town

Fairfax City prepares for annual Chocolate Lovers Festival.

Welcome to Chocolate Town

Supervisors OK Parkway Plan

Supervisors OK Parkway Plan

Clearing May Be Noisy

Clearing May Be Noisy

Supervisors OK Road Plan

Supervisors OK Road Plan

Chamber's Focus: Members First

Louis Matrone takes helm as chairman of the board of directors for the Chamber of Commerce.

Chamber's Focus: Members First

Radio Dreams

Oakton woman creates and hosts a news-talk-show.

Radio Dreams

Workforce Housing or Ballfields on Old School Sites?

Board of Education to discuss giving up two Potomac properties.

Workforce Housing or Ballfields on Old School Sites?

School Board Cuts $14 Million from Proposal

Board members cut proposed operating budget down to $468.4 million to present to the Board of Supervisors.

School Board Cuts $14 Million from Proposal

Coalition Urges Extending After School Programs

Coalition Urges Extending After School Programs

Coalition Urges Extending After School Programs

Coalition Urges Extending After School Programs

Roundup

Roundup

Assessment Increase Driven by Land Values

Average home value in Arlington up 17%, tax base grows to $35.3 billion.

Assessment Increase Driven by Land Values

Former Techies Driven by Auto Business

Network engineer, marketer open The Auto Shop in the Dulles corridor in Sterling.

Former Techies Driven by Auto Business

Montessori Could Move

In move to make Drew a Nauck neighborhood school, School Board considers whether county needs separate Montessori school.

Montessori Could Move

‘Lion’s’ Share of Suffering

As they prepare for Signature play, Wakefield students learn Holocaust history.

‘Lion’s’ Share of Suffering

Drowning in Immersion?

Board of Education considering expanding program at Potomac Elementary.

Drowning in Immersion?

For Art's Sake

Area artists open Fairfax Arts Center in downtown Fairfax.

For Art's Sake

Monday, January 26

Moving Two to Hunters Woods?

Moving Two to Hunters Woods?

Three Way Split

Proposed school boundary adjustments.

Three Way Split

100 Students Balance 2 Schools

100 Students Balance 2 Schools

The House that Stood Alone

The House that Stood Alone

Education Notebook

This week's school board actions.

Education Notebook

School Board Names Interim Chief

Brad Draeger, interim superintendent, not interested in the permanent position.

School Board Names Interim Chief

Thursday, January 22

From Building Minds To Building Bathrooms

From Building Minds To Building Bathrooms

New Homes For Stray Cats

New Homes For Stray Cats

Colors Enhance Rooms, Effect Emotions

Colors Enhance Rooms, Effect Emotions

Author Unearths Family, World History

Author Unearths Family, World History

Wednesday, January 21

Crime Report

Crime Report

Crime Report

Crime Report

Crime Report

Crime Report

South Lakes Renovation Moves Ahead

South Lakes Renovation Moves Ahead

McLean Crew Row, Row, Rows in the Rain

McLean Crew Row, Row, Rows in the Rain

Fowl Vote Deferred, Trash Fees Changed

Fowl Vote Deferred, Trash Fees Changed

Capital Improvements in Holding Pattern

Capital Improvements in Holding Pattern

Military Notes

Military Notes

More Density at Braddock Corner?

Rezoning Requested

More Density at Braddock Corner?

Robbery Suspected as Motive

Murder Victim Awaiting Kidney Transplant

Robbery Suspected as Motive

Parents Seek Leads to Missing Daughter

Parents Seek Leads to Missing Daughter

Mardi Gras Party Planned to Pay for July 4 Fireworks

Mardi Gras Party Planned to Pay for July 4 Fireworks

The Boredom Busters

Boys collect toys for hospitalized children.

The Boredom Busters

Frey Gives State of Sully District Address

Frey Gives State of Sully District Address

Students Honor King With Special Program

Students Honor King With Special Program

Woodson Stuck in the '60s?

Woodson Stuck in the '60s?

Reese Agenda: Budget Reform, Tobacco Tax

Reese Agenda: Budget Reform, Tobacco Tax

Roundups

Roundups

Business Notes

Business Notes

Robbery Suspected as Motive

Murder Victim Awaiting Kidney Transplant

Robbery Suspected as Motive

Celebrating Herndon

Celebrating Herndon

Is New Route a Road to Ruin?

Latest Battlefield Bypass Alternative smashes through Bull Run Estates.

Is New Route a Road to Ruin?

Woman's Accused Killer Is Caught in China

Woman's Accused Killer Is Caught in China

Building Self-Esteem through Song

Building Self-Esteem through Song

Westfield Students Offer Gala Madrigal Dinner

Westfield Students Offer Gala Madrigal Dinner

Business Notes

Business Notes

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

League Offers Assistance to Assault Victims

The Assistance League of Northern Virginia provides hugs to the littlest victims of assault.

League Offers Assistance to Assault Victims

School Notes

School Notes

College Notes

College Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Education Notebook

Education Notebook

High Expectations for New Schools' Chief

High Expectations for New Schools' Chief

School Notes

School Notes

The Jeet Kune Do Pro

Centreville resident Dan Mikeska teaches hand-to-hand combat and self-defense.

The Jeet Kune Do Pro

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

McLean Says 'Happy Birthday, Martin'

Community Celebrates at Alden Theatre in Inaugural Event

McLean Says 'Happy Birthday, Martin'

Governor Brings His Tax Proposal to Mclean

Warner scheduled at Dolley Madison Library on Friday, Jan. 23

Governor Brings His Tax Proposal to Mclean

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

Business Notes

Business Notes

Westfield Addition: Not Soon Enough

Westfield Addition: Not Soon Enough

Tuesday, January 20

Military Notes

Military Notes

Two Tax Districts Planned for Two Phases

Saving a plan to pay for local portion of Dulles rail costs, after western landowners balk at paying for rail to Tysons.

Two Tax Districts Planned for Two Phases

54,000 and Counting

Students at Forest Edge Elementary School collect tabs for Ronald McDonald House.

54,000 and Counting

Barriers Boosted on Interchange Overpass

Barriers Boosted on Interchange Overpass

Chairman Updates Chamber on County Issues

Connolly makes first trip to Reston since installation as new board chairman.

Chairman Updates Chamber on County Issues

Secret Service: Counterfeiting Witness Threatened

Four former South Lakes High School graduates are arrested on witness tampering charges.

Secret Service: Counterfeiting Witness Threatened

Seeking Site for Covered Tennis

RA’s tennis advisory committee looks for answers to the covered tennis riddle.

Seeking Site for Covered Tennis

Skate Park in RCC’s Backyard?

Too early to tell, but the answer to community center’s stalled attempt to build a Reston skate park may be right under its nose.

Skate Park in RCC’s Backyard?

New England Comes To Mount Vernon — Again

Supervisor hosts 17th event next weekend.

New England Comes To Mount Vernon — Again

Wedding Cakes Baked to Perfection

Dining

Wedding Cakes Baked to Perfection

Local Lawmakers Bring Issues Home

Local Lawmakers Bring Issues Home

Artist Donates Creativity to Children

Mural will brighten room for children undergoing care at IMVH.

Artist Donates Creativity to Children

Art Skills Pay Off for Bryant Student

Art Skills Pay Off for Bryant Student

Combined Voices Celebrate Life of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Combined Voices Celebrate Life of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Happy New Year

Area residents celebrate the Year of the Monkey in New York.

Happy New Year

Unsolved Bank Robberies Keep Police Busy

Unsolved Bank Robberies Keep Police Busy

Church Concert Series Fills Musical Void

Church Concert Series Fills Musical Void

Will the Road to Nowhere Go Somewhere?

City Council hammers through a draft design of George Mason Boulevard.

Will the Road to Nowhere Go Somewhere?

Driving It Home

Speaker urges students not to drink and drive.

Driving It Home

New Homes For Stray Cats

New Homes For Stray Cats

Why Should Businesses Choose Loudoun?

EDC gives five-year outlook on Loudoun's business attraction.

Why Should Businesses Choose Loudoun?

Ken Reid: Transportation Activist

Leesburg resident Ken Reid works on transportation issues from various fronts.

Ken Reid: Transportation Activist

New Planning Commissioner for Providence

A 40-year resident of Fairfax County serves as Smyth's replacement.

New Planning Commissioner for Providence

School Board Accepts Increased Proposal

School Board Accepts Increased Proposal

Book Clubs: Celebrating Good Books and Good Friends

Book Clubs: Celebrating Good Books and Good Friends

Southern Towers Fire Leaves Three Homeless

Southern Towers Fire Leaves Three Homeless

AP Exams Now Required

AP Exams Now Required

Suspect Sought By City Police

Suspect Sought By City Police

New Artwork Selected for Del. Amundson's Office

New Artwork Selected for Del. Amundson's Office

Commemorative MLK Quilt Goes on Display

Commemorative MLK Quilt Goes on Display

Maury Closing Ahead?

Renovations at school cited.

Maury Closing Ahead?

Battle Ends In Victory For All

Battle Ends In Victory For All

City Observes King's Day

City Observes King's Day

Keeping It In the Family

Archbishop Desmond Tutu witnesses daughter's ordination at historic Christ Church.

Keeping It In the Family

Wedding Cakes Baked to Perfection

Dining

Wedding Cakes Baked to Perfection

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Area Merchants Give Holiday Sales Mixed Review

2003 was the strongest retail sales year since pre-9/11.

Area Merchants Give Holiday Sales Mixed Review

New Planning Commissioner for Providence

A 40-year resident of Fairfax County serves as Smyth's replacement.

New Planning Commissioner for Providence

Book Clubs: Celebrating Good Books and Good Friends

Book Clubs: Celebrating Good Books and Good Friends

Author Unearths Family, World History

Author Unearths Family, World History

Youth Unite!

Civil rights activist exhorts local high-school students to take charge by relating his college-age experiences.

Youth Unite!

What to Keep? To Cut?

School Board deliberates budget cuts from the Fiscal Year 2005 proposed operating budget.

What to Keep? To Cut?

Residents Decry Lack of Public Input

At its second meeting, new Board of Supervisors receives support and criticism.

Residents Decry Lack of Public Input

Author Unearths Family, World History

Author Unearths Family, World History

Happy New Year

Area residents celebrate the Year of the Monkey in New York.

Happy New Year

Area Merchants Give Holiday Sales Mixed Review

2003 was the strongest retail sales year since pre-9/11.

Area Merchants Give Holiday Sales Mixed Review

Monday, January 19

50th Anniversary for Peter and Grace Kimm

50th Anniversary for Peter and Grace Kimm

One More House

Planning Board approves subdivision on Gainsborough.

One More House

Will The Power Stay on Now?

Independent audit of Pepco calls for changes.

Will The Power Stay on Now?

Mildred Elizabeth Beall Burk, 77

Obituary

Mildred Elizabeth Beall Burk, 77

Say Goodbye to Another One

Potomac Promenade’s May Jewelers to close, following Gap, Potomac Village Pharmacy, Imaginarium.

Say Goodbye to Another One

Mildred Elizabeth Beall Burk, 77

Obituary

Mildred Elizabeth Beall Burk, 77

Roundup

Roundup

James E. Allen Sr., 88

Obituary

James E. Allen Sr., 88

James E. Allen Sr., 88

Obituary

James E. Allen Sr., 88

‘We Will Fight Them in The Courtrooms’

Residents sue Planning Board over Greenbriar.

‘We Will Fight Them in The Courtrooms’

‘We Will Fight Them in The Courtrooms’

Residents sue Planning Board over Greenbriar.

‘We Will Fight Them in The Courtrooms’

Cold Weather Heats Up Tyrol Dispute

Tenants say radiators don’t heat apartments. County officials say that’s not the real problem.

Cold Weather Heats Up Tyrol Dispute

Wedding Plans Up in the Air

Airport provides a fitting locale for the wedding of pilot and flight attendant.

Wedding Plans Up in the Air

Asking Themselves for a Raise

School Board to consider raising own salaries; proposal would make Arlington members highest-paid in region.

Asking Themselves for a Raise

Memorial to Martin

Memorial to Martin

High-End Condos in the Quarry?

Developer wants to buy out of requirements to build 13 affordable units.

High-End Condos in the Quarry?

Thursday, January 15

Digging Up Dirt

Excavations at Arlington House, once home to Robert E. Lee, may show how to tell the story of Arlington slaves.

Digging Up Dirt

Wednesday, January 14

Running Man

Vienna pastor raises money for missions project by running.

Running Man

‘We Won’t Give Up’

School and police partnership struggle to generate interest in work against gangs.

‘We Won’t Give Up’

Q & A with ...

State Sen. Janet Howell prepares to head to Richmond as the General Assembly gears up for another session, partisan battles over tax reform and the budget loom .

Q & A with ...

McLean's First MLK Jr. Celebration Sells Out

McLean's First MLK Jr. Celebration Sells Out

Teachers Literary Legacy Leaves a Void

Teachers Literary Legacy Leaves a Void

Shannon Faces Freshman Year in Richmond

Newly elected delegate enters Richmond in midst of tax reform debate.

Shannon Faces Freshman Year in Richmond

Should There Be One Sign or Two?

Church Street Vision District undergoes test.

Should There Be One Sign or Two?

Devolites to Push Technology Legislation

Devolites to Push Technology Legislation

Three Alternatives Offered Common to all plans:

Three Alternatives Offered Common to all plans:

Teaching Economics to Russian Audiences

Chantilly teacher Joseph Clement takes 10-day tour of the USSR.

Teaching Economics to Russian Audiences

Devolites to Push Technology Legislation

Devolites to Push Technology Legislation

Trucker Is Indicted for Death

Centreville High grad Emily Cella was killed when truck hit her on I-95.

Trucker Is Indicted for Death

Petersen Starts Sophomore Session

Petersen begins second term as 37th District delegate.

Petersen Starts Sophomore Session

Funny Farm for Fairfax

Locals want to establish comedy club in Fairfax.

Funny Farm for Fairfax

Teacher's Literary Legacy Leaves a Void

Teacher's Literary Legacy Leaves a Void

General Assembly Begins in Richmond

Cuccinelli ready for sophomore Senate term.

General Assembly Begins in Richmond

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

O'Brien Eager for Legislative Session

O'Brien Eager for Legislative Session

Murder Suspect Returned to Mental Hospital

Murder Suspect Returned to Mental Hospital

Brian Czahor, 26, Dies; 1995 Centreville Grad

Brian Czahor, 26, Dies; 1995 Centreville Grad

Shannon Faces Freshman Year in Richmond

Newly elected delegate enters Richmond in midst of tax reform debate.

Shannon Faces Freshman Year in Richmond

'Princess and the Porcupine'

Chantilly High Drama Director Ed Monk writes children's play.

'Princess and the Porcupine'

Roundups

Roundups

Budget Focuses on Teacher Pay

Just two months before he leaves office, the outgoing superintendent proposes a $1.8 billion budget.

Budget Focuses on Teacher Pay

After 37 Years, ‘Uncle J’ Semi-Retires to the South

Music Minister retires from Lewinsville Presbyterian Church

After 37 Years, ‘Uncle J’ Semi-Retires to the South

Youth Lauded for Aiding Injured Man

6-year-old alerted parents about injured neighbor.

Youth Lauded for Aiding Injured Man

Elizabeth Campbell, 1902-2004

Elizabeth Campbell, 1902-2004

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

'Moon Over Buffalo' Rises

Now in its 38th season, Reston acting troupe prepares for latest CenterStage performance.

'Moon Over Buffalo' Rises

Considering Great Falls Park

New management plan, environmental study, examine how a prized natural resource is being used.

Considering Great Falls Park

Calendar

Calendar

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Youth Lauded for Aiding Injured Man

6-year-old alerted parents about injured neighbor.

Youth Lauded for Aiding Injured Man

Youth Lauded for Aiding Injured Man

6-year-old alerted parents of injured neighbor.

Youth Lauded for Aiding Injured Man

Status Quo for RCC?

Three board members switch sides on proposal to divide the nine-member RCC board into geographic divisions.

Status Quo for RCC?

Q & A with ...

Del. Ken Plum looks ahead to the General Assembly session that begins on Jan. 14.

Q & A with ...

Old Problems in a New Year

General Assembly convenes on Jan. 14.

Old Problems in a New Year

Teacher's Literary Legacy Leaves a Void

Teacher's Literary Legacy Leaves a Void

South of the Border Fun

Greenbriar West students enjoy Mexican fiesta.

South of the Border Fun

Suspect Charged With 3 Bank Robberies

Suspect Charged With 3 Bank Robberies

Young Hero, 6, Honored

Has parents call 911 after neighbor falls from ladder.

Young Hero, 6, Honored

Dance by Association

Dance by Association

School Notes

School Notes

Tuesday, January 13

Keeping New Future Society Thinking Alive

Keeping New Future Society Thinking Alive

Crime Report

Crime Report

Crime Report

Crime Report

Business Notes

Business Notes

Patriot II: Misguided?

Arab community meets to discuss civil liberties.

Patriot II: Misguided?

Just Keep Taking the Test

New grading policy might pass in time to be promoted for 04-05 school year, after failing in September, 2003.

Just Keep Taking the Test

Crime Report

Crime Report

IMVH: Looking Backwards ... Forward

IMVH: Looking Backwards ... Forward

Mount Vernon Teachers Pass National Boards

Mount Vernon Teachers Pass National Boards

Crime Report

Crime Report

ESOL Students Get to Meet Army Pen Pal

ESOL Students Get to Meet Army Pen Pal

General Assembly Opens

Amundson and Puller prepare for another session.

General Assembly Opens

Legislation Sponsored to Protect Exercising Consumers

Local RECenters becoming attractive options.

Legislation Sponsored to Protect Exercising Consumers

Author Tells 'Real Story' About Vietnam

Ashburn author Frank E. Owens sheds light on the common soldier’s experience in the Vietnam War.

Author Tells 'Real Story' About Vietnam

Crime Report

Crime Report

Commission Supports Mixed Use Change

Amendment for Density?

Commission Supports Mixed Use Change

Second Tax District?

Getting Back on Track

Second Tax District?

Kubba Seeks Wolf's Seat

Kubba Seeks Wolf's Seat

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

Business Notes

Business Notes

Unity Church Unites Feelings of Peace

Unity Church Unites Feelings of Peace

No Second Term for Mayor

No Second Term for Mayor

People Notes

People Notes

Military Notes

Military Notes

People Notes

People Notes

Business Notes

Business Notes

Unity Church Unites Feelings of Peace

Unity Church Unites Feelings of Peace

Finding Affordable Homes

Board approves program to keep low prices on some Arlington condominiums.

Finding Affordable Homes

Unity Church Unites Feelings of Peace

Unity Church Unites Feelings of Peace

Church Plans Spur Citizen Input

Church Plans Spur Citizen Input

It's Majestic

Old Town restaurant wins architecture award.

It's Majestic

With Issues In Hand, Delegates Head To General Assembly

With Issues In Hand, Delegates Head To General Assembly

Business Notes

Business Notes

Community Notes

Community Notes

Looking to 'Marathon Session'

Delegates to address allocation of funds, impact fees during 2004 legislative session.

Looking to 'Marathon Session'

Roundup

Roundup

Road Plan Whittled Down For Parkway Completion

Road Plan Whittled Down For Parkway Completion

Homeless Find Warmth — Temporarily

With shelters full, Good Shepherd Alliance opens new center early when temperatures plummet.

Homeless Find Warmth — Temporarily

Inova Alexandria Hospital — Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow

Big strides in 2003; more to come in '04.

Inova Alexandria Hospital — Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow

This Week in Potomac

This Week in Potomac

Business Notes

Business Notes

Howard Smith Was About More Than Books

Remembering A Life

Howard Smith Was About More Than Books

Church Plans Include Gym

Church Plans Include Gym

Community Notes

Community Notes

With Issues In Hand, Delegates Head to General Assembly

With Issues In Hand, Delegates Head to General Assembly

Tax Reform Top Item

General Assembly convenes; city charter changes eyed by local delegation.

Tax Reform Top Item

Local Well-known Businessman Dies

Louis Genuario, Sr — 1926-2004

Local Well-known Businessman Dies

Suspicious Note, Attempted Bank Robbery Probed

Police Report

Suspicious Note, Attempted Bank Robbery Probed

Teens Await Sentencing

Two plead guilty in Schuyler Jones murder case.

Teens Await Sentencing

Council Learns of Concourse Delays

Unable to find utilities under Duke Street cited as major reason.

Council Learns of Concourse Delays

It's Majestic

Old Town restaurant wins architecture award.

It's Majestic

Another Encore For Old Town Theater

New ownership, new grand opening in April.

Another Encore For Old Town Theater

In Memory of Elizabeth Campbell

Dozens come to reception honoring WETA founder who led Arlington schools into age of integration.

In Memory of Elizabeth Campbell

Celebrating Herndon's History

Celebrating Herndon's History

Community Notes

Community Notes

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Clubs

Clubs

Classes

Classes

At the Movies

At the Movies

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Rodgers & Hammerstein Work Wonders at Signature

Theater Review

Rodgers & Hammerstein Work Wonders at Signature

Classes

Classes

Clubs

Clubs

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs

Clubs

Classes

Classes

Classes

Classes

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

RCTV

RCTV

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

At Park View High

At Park View High

Honoring Monroe

New award, given to Woodlawn senior Weaver, commemorates Arlington’s former board chair.

Honoring Monroe

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

HCTV-23

HCTV-23

Church Plans on New Gym

Church Plans on New Gym

Services or No Tax Hike?

Senators and delegates representing Loudoun hold a town meeting to hear residents’ concerns.

Services or No Tax Hike?

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Ashes, Chimney Leaks Could Spark Fires

Ashes, Chimney Leaks Could Spark Fires

When You Need the Rescue Squad

Potomac’s heavy rescue equipment slated for reserve service.

When You Need the Rescue Squad

Teens Await Sentencing

Two plead guilty in Schuyler Jones murder case.

Teens Await Sentencing

With Issues in Hand, Delegates Head To General Assembly

With Issues in Hand, Delegates Head To General Assembly

Residents Split Over GOP Actions

Residents, leaders react to actions taken by the Republican majority at supervisors' first meeting.

Residents Split Over GOP Actions

Ranks Top, Gets Less

School Board members, legislators discuss funding issues over breakfast on Thursday.

Ranks Top, Gets Less

Bill Jones, 63

One day after Christmas, Ballston’s ‘Real Santa’ dies.

Bill Jones, 63

Clubs

Clubs

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Monday, January 12

Calendar

Calendar

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Health Notes

Health Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Sunday, January 11

Roundup

Roundup

Board Kicks Off New Year

New chair Favola highlights conference center, civic life in New Year’s speech.

Board Kicks Off New Year

A Year Under The Weather

2003 marked by hurricanes, blizzards and deaths of local heroes.

A Year Under The Weather

Thursday, January 8

NJROTC Grads Celebrate 20 Years

NJROTC Grads Celebrate 20 Years

The Week in Herndon

The Week in Herndon

Schools Experience Highs and Lows

Still Challenges Ahead

Schools Experience Highs and Lows

New Board Sworn In

New Board Sworn In

Voters Return Sen. Cuccinelli to Richmond

Voters Return Sen. Cuccinelli to Richmond

Commission Splits on Support of Little Street Plan

Townhouse Plan Moves Forward

Commission Splits on Support of Little Street Plan

Year in Review, Year Ahead

Year in Review, Year Ahead

Wednesday, January 7

2003 Year in Review

2003 Year in Review

In 2003, Loudoun as Second-Fastest Growing County in Country

Despite economic slump, Loudoun continues to grow in residential, commercial areas; faces traffic congestion.

In 2003, Loudoun as Second-Fastest Growing County in Country

How We Voted

With 70K Registered, 25K Voters Make Dranesville Decisions

How We Voted

Can Traffic Get Any Worse?

Probably so, says consultant. Or it could get better.

Can Traffic Get Any Worse?

Hart Appointed As At-Large Planning Commissioner

Hart Appointed As At-Large Planning Commissioner

Man Dies in Triple Traffic Fatality

Man Dies in Triple Traffic Fatality

Taking a Look Back at 2003

Changes in the Local Landscape

Taking a Look Back at 2003

Six-Month Sentence For Window Peeping

Six-Month Sentence For Window Peeping

A Party for 6,500

Westfields Marriott Hosts AOL Christmas Party

A Party for 6,500

The Year In Review

The Year In Review

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Club listing

Club listing

Club listing

Club listing

Calendar

Calendar

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Top 10 Local Stories of the Year

Top 10 Local Stories of the Year

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Details Revealed About Fatal Crash

Police say driver allegedly admitted to drinking before driving; Chantilly man killed.

Details Revealed About Fatal Crash

What's Coming In Dranesville in 2004?

What's Coming In Dranesville in 2004?

Roundups

Roundups

Phony Document Scam; Woman Arrested

Phony Document Scam; Woman Arrested

Soccer Coach Convicted; Producing Child Porn

Soccer Coach Convicted; Producing Child Porn

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

School Notes

School Notes

Tuesday, January 6

West Springfield Grad Sees Combat in Iraq

West Springfield Grad Sees Combat in Iraq

Crime Log

Crime Log

Standing Tall

Local 5 year old takes home national chess title.

Standing Tall

Baseball Facility Out

Baseball Facility Out

Crime Log

Crime Log

Business Notes

Business Notes

What’s the Point?

Public hearing draws mixed comments.

What’s the Point?

People Notes

People Notes

New Future Society Thinking Alive in Springfield

New Future Society Thinking Alive in Springfield

Jeannie Marie Ahn

Jeannie Marie Ahn

Crime Report

Crime Report

Honoring Dr. King

The 19th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration kicks off later this month.

Honoring Dr. King

An Everyman Tax/Budget Model — One View

Chamber members hear Institute chair at First Tuesday luncheon.

An Everyman Tax/Budget Model — One View

Elizabeth Hiller Black

Elizabeth Hiller Black

Crime Report

Crime Report

Community Notes

Community Notes

Business Notes

Business Notes

James A. McDonnell, Jr.

James A. McDonnell, Jr.

Crime and Punishment

Potomac 2003 Year in Review

Crime and Punishment

Crime Report

Crime Report

Resolutions

Resolutions

Comparing 2004 With 2003

Localized issues predominant in 2003; long-range planning and grappling with state mandates are some issues for 2004.

Comparing 2004 With 2003

Crime Log

Crime Log

Fittingly, A New Place to Enjoy a Cup of Java

Dining

Fittingly, A New Place to Enjoy a Cup of Java

Bridge Being Repaired After Fiery Crash

Identification of driver still unknown.

Bridge Being Repaired After Fiery Crash

Isabel Dominates News

2003 — Looking Back

Isabel Dominates News

History Channel Comes to Mount Vernon

Special program to air in February.

History Channel Comes to Mount Vernon

Film Honors 'Iron Jawed' Women

Film Honors 'Iron Jawed' Women

Week in Springfield

Week in Springfield

New Board Reverses Old Board's Actions

Republican majority eliminates PDR program, makes changes to several planning documents.

New Board Reverses Old Board's Actions

GOP Flexes Its New Muscle

Republican supervisors approve new rules of order, add 22 items to meeting agenda.

GOP Flexes Its New Muscle

The Year Ahead

More development, higher density, expansion, new projects will mark 2004

The Year Ahead

People Notes

People Notes

What's Ahead For Springfield in 2004

What's Ahead For Springfield in 2004

Business Notes

Business Notes

What Lies Ahead for '04

County has new Board of Supervisors and School Board to lead through 2004-07.

What Lies Ahead for '04

Commercial, Residential Growth in 2003

County adds several county facilities, new residential and commercial projects.

Commercial, Residential Growth in 2003

Business Notes

Business Notes

Week in Fairfax Station

Week in Fairfax Station

Play By Play Lands Burke Man In Limelight

Play By Play Lands Burke Man In Limelight

Looking Back at 2003

Looking Back at 2003

In Virginia We Trust?

Trust is a major issue for several area business leaders sizing up governor's tax plan.

In Virginia We Trust?

2003: A Busy Year in Springfield

2003: A Busy Year in Springfield

Play By Play Lands Burke Man In Limelight

Play By Play Lands Burke Man In Limelight

Community Notes

Community Notes

Week in Burke

Week in Burke

Looking Back at Burke in 2003

Looking Back at Burke in 2003

Good-bye 2003, Hello 2004

From busted bubbles to bogus bills, a look back on the year that was in Reston.

Good-bye 2003, Hello 2004

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Business Notes

Business Notes

The Year That Was

The Year That Was

Storms, War, Elections and New Construction

Fairfax residents faced a year of changes in 2003.

Storms, War, Elections and New Construction

Susan St. John Mook

Susan St. John Mook

Visionary City Leader Memorialized

Remembering Mayor Beatley

Visionary City Leader Memorialized

West Springfield Grad Sees Combat in Iraq

West Springfield Grad Sees Combat in Iraq

City, State Officials Eye Important Issues

Looking Ahead Into 2004

City, State Officials Eye Important Issues

The City's Top 5 News Stories

The City's Top 5 News Stories

Looking Ahead In Burke

Looking Ahead In Burke

The Year That Was — Snow, Bill and Isabel

2003—Looking Back

The Year That Was — Snow, Bill and Isabel

An Everyman Tax/Budget Model — One View

Chamber members hear Institute chair at First Tuesday luncheon.

An Everyman Tax/Budget Model — One View

Looking Ahead In Burke

Looking Ahead In Burke

City's Top Parks Exec Retiring

Sandra Whitmore to leave post in March.

City's Top Parks Exec Retiring

People Notes

People Notes

Play By Play Lands Burke Man In Limelight

Play By Play Lands Burke Man In Limelight

At the Library

At the Library

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

RCTV

RCTV

At the Library

At the Library

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health

Health

At the Movies

At the Movies

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Calendar

Health Calendar

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

School Notes

School Notes

This Week in Potomac

This Week in Potomac

Commercial vs. Residential — A Quaker View

Commercial vs. Residential — A Quaker View

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Looking Ahead

Fairfax City could see significant changes in the downtown area in 2004.

Looking Ahead

Health Notes

Health Notes

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Crime Log

Crime Log

Arrest Made in Garage Burglaries

Arrest Made in Garage Burglaries

What’s Coming in 2004?

What’s Coming in 2004?

Students at Waynewood Enjoy Visit by Author Dan Gutman

Students at Waynewood Enjoy Visit by Author Dan Gutman

Business Notes

Business Notes

Looking Back At 2003

Looking Back At 2003

Daughter Gives Kidney as 'Gift of Love'

Natalie Butler donates kidney to help mom Roberta Butler of Countryside.

Daughter Gives Kidney as 'Gift of Love'

Community Notes

Community Notes

In 2003, Loudoun as Second-Fasted Growing County in Country

Despite economic slump, Loudoun continues to grow in residential, commercial areas; faces traffic congestion.

In 2003, Loudoun as Second-Fasted Growing County in Country

West Springfield Grad Sees Combat in Iraq

West Springfield Grad Sees Combat in Iraq

Film Honors 'Iron Jawed' Women

Film Honors 'Iron Jawed' Women

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Film Honors 'Iron Jawed' Women

Film Honors 'Iron Jawed' Women

Bill and Isabel

Top Newsmakers

Bill and Isabel

Health Notes

Health Notes

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops